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  • Sounds of ’16
    Entertainment

    Sounds of ’16

    Willa Goodman, Staff Writer

    January 6, 2017

    Although 2016 definitely had its ups and downs, the music produced by our favorite artists throughout this past year was surely a positive. Artists from every genre were on fire as they managed to make this past year a little brighter. From The Weeknd to Beyoncé, music lovers worldwide were not left dis... READ MORE »»

    LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Recording artist The Weeknd, winner of the Top Songs Sales Artist award, Top Radio Song award for 'Can't Feel My Face,' Top Hot 100 Artist award, Top Radio Songs Artist award, Top Streaming Song (Audio) award for 'The Hills,' Top R&B Artist award, and Top R&B Song award for 'The Hills,' poses in the press room during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

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  • JJMUN Notches a Top-Five Finish at UNISMUNC
    Campus Life, Student Activities

    JJMUN Notches a Top-Five Finish at UNISMUNC

    Daniel Gordon, Campus Life Editor

    December 8, 2016

    Over the weekend, thirty students from John Jay’s Model United Nations Club competed at the United Nations International School’s Model UN Conference. This conference featured over 200 delegates from schools throughout the tristate area. The delegates competed in six committees with topics ranging ... READ MORE »»

    John Jay Model United Nations at UNISMUNC

  • Family Reach Color Run: Color the Lives Who Are in Need
    Campus Life

    Family Reach Color Run: Color the Lives Who Are in Need

    Travis Laub, Contributor

    November 26, 2016

    On October 18th, Family Reach hosted a color run at Fox Lane High School, where over 600 kids and their families participated in a run which helped families nationwide who are in need of our help. Family Reach is a national organization that helps and takes several burdens away from families that have ... READ MORE »»

    Family Reach

  • A (Mostly) Silent Protest Unifies JJHS Students Against Bullying
    Campus Life, News, Student Activities

    A (Mostly) Silent Protest Unifies JJHS Students Against Bullying

    Jessica Moss, News Editor

    November 15, 2016

    At 2:09 pm on Tuesday, November 15th, approximately 140 John Jay High School students stood in the freezing rain in front of their school. They chose to “walk out” of their ninth period classes to protest national and local bullying in the wake of this controversial election season. But do not... READ MORE »»

    Jennifer Fisher

  • The Milkshake: A Personal Narrative
    Entertainment

    The Milkshake: A Personal Narrative

    Jessica Li, Head Layout Editor

    November 10, 2016

    My hands trembled in excitement as I carefully received a creased slip of paper. Bubbling with curiosity, my mind hurdled through every possible name on the modified field hockey team. Could it be Karen? Marissa? Carla? Too eager to know, I clumsily unfolded my assignment. Scrawled onto the slip of paper... READ MORE »»

Campus Life

AP European History Course Review

AP European History Course Review

Vivian Turriago, Staff Writer

AP European History. The hardest and most beneficial class review is finally here. This review will include everything that I think a freshman is going to need to know for this class as well as my emotio...  Read More »

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Peer Group Process

Peer Group Process

January 11, 2017

Junior Year Survival Guide

Junior Year Survival Guide

January 1, 2017

The Search: Part One

The Search: Part One

November 9, 2016

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Anna Tropiano
Anna Tropiano

Staff Writer and Editor

Although I appear on the right here, I am very much to the left.

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Sports

Despite Slow Start, John Jay Ice Hockey Starting to Hit Its Stride

Brendan Carberry, Contributor

High expectations were the one thing that defined the preseason for the John Jay Ice Hockey Team. The team would be composed of over half of the players from last year, led...  Read More »

Jan 16 • No Comments

JJW Beats Yorktown, One Step Closer to Sectionals

JJW Beats Yorktown, One Step Closer to Sectionals

January 5, 2017

Michael Phelps’ Road to Success

Michael Phelps’ Road to Success

November 21, 2016

John Jay Ice Hockey Prepares for Upcoming Season

John Jay Ice Hockey Prepares for Upcoming Season

November 8, 2016

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Entertainment

“Awaken, My Love!” Album Review

“Awaken, My Love!” Album Review

Matthew Lee, Contributor

Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, is known for his acting, screenwriting, and rapping. At 33 years old he has a lot going for him, from his success as a scre...  Read More »

Jan 14 • No Comments

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

January 14, 2017

Exit 4: Restaurant Review

Exit 4: Restaurant Review

January 12, 2017

School of Rock on Broadway: A Review

School of Rock on Broadway: A Review

January 11, 2017

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